Police rescue former presidential candidate in Nigeria

The police in Nigeria on Friday said it has rescued a former presidential candidate, Olu Falae, who was abducted in his farm on Monday.

Nigeria Police Force
Nigeria Police Force

Nigeria’s police chief Solomon Arase told reporters in southwest city of Akure that no ransom was paid for the release of a former Secretary of the Government of the Federation.

Nigeria Police Force
Nigeria Police Force
Arase, who handed over Falae to his family, said the police would soon release further details on the rescue efforts.

Falae was kidnapped on Monday on his farm by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

The abductors had reportedly demanded 100 million naira initially as ransom before reducing this to 90 million naira. Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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